Conferences, Festivals & Contests

As the LDS Film Festival gets closer, we would like remind you of the opportunities available!


24-Hour Competition
The 24-Hour Competition is the coveted event every year since it’s inception. Become an award-winning filmmaker in 24 hours. Sign up now! The time your film plays during the program depends upon the date you sign up, so sign up soon! For sign up information, click here.

Volunteer Opportunities
Free passes are given to those who desire to volunteer at the festival. Plus, connect with industry professionals and view films never before seen anywhere else. For more information, click here.

Podcast Booth

New this year! Contact us through the website and schedule a time to use the podcast booth. Through review of your podcast, we might even reward passes for those who promote the festival. For more information, click here.

Pitch Session

It is not available yet, but we have added a Pitch Session event for people serious about getting their idea in front of industry decision-makers. More information will be coming!

18th Annual TCC Worldwide Online Conference, Emerging Technologies for Learning: TCC Hawaii invites you to consider submitting a proposal for a paper or general session relating to all aspects of educational technology, including but not limited to e-learning, OER, ICT, online communities, social media, augmented reality, educational gaming, faculty & student support, Web 2.0 tools, international education and mobile learning. Submission deadline: December 17. Please visit for more information.

ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival Call for Submissions: Character-driven, plot-driven, or just plain driven, the European Film Festival continually searches for the most talented storytellers and cinematic visionaries. ÉCU 2013 will take place in Paris, France, March 29-31, 2013. Deadlines are on December 16 and January 13. For more information, visit

IFFF 2013 Call for Entries: The International Family Film Festival is holding its 18th annual event March 27-31, 2013 at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, California. IFFF promotes and encourages the creation and sharing of family films. The regular entry deadline is December 18, 2012 for feature films and feature screenplays. For more information, visit

Newport Beach Film Festival: The Newport Beach Film Festival invites you to submit your film for only $20, regardless of the project’s length. This is one of the fastest-growing film festivals in the Western United States. The festival will take place April 25-May 2, 2013. The submission deadline is December 21. Visit for more information.

Inquiry Conference Call for Abstracts: For fifteen years, the BYU Field Studies’ International Inquiry Conference has served as a forum for students of all disciplines to present their cross-cultural field research and an opportunity for the university community to participate in discussions reaching beyond our campus to the international world. All disciplines are welcome. Early submissions will be prioritized in the acceptance process. Submission guidelines and form may be found at Final call for Inquiry Journal: December 21. Final call for Inquiry Conference: January 11.

Call for Documentary Film Entries: The jury for the Popular Culture/American Culture Association’s Peter C. Rollins Documentary Award is currently accepting film and video documentary/nonfiction entries that treat aspects of popular and American culture. Selection for the Rollins Award will be based primarily on strength of message, creativity, technical innovation, and overall style as the work treats popular and American culture topics or themes. There is no entry fee. The award includes a $500 travel grant to assist winners in attending the conference. The winning work and a short program of finalists will be exhibited during the 2013 national Popular Culture/American Culture Associations’ meeting March 27-30, 2013, in Washington, DC. See the PCA/ACA website at for more information about the national meeting and for the entry form and entry rules. Materials must be received by December 21, 2012. Inquiries are welcome via email to

Call for Papers for the Third International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society: The International Advisory Board is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Third International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society and the call for submissions to the peer-reviewed International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society.  The Religion and Spirituality in Society Conference will be held March 8-9, 2013 at Arizona State University located in Tempe, Arizona, USA. This interdisciplinary conference is for scholars, teachers, leaders, and practitioners from any professional discipline who want to explore issues in the fields of religion and spirituality. Proposals for paper presentations, workshops, round tables or colloquia are invited. The deadline for late submissions being December 28, 2012. Full details of the conference, including an online proposal submission form, may be found at the conference website:

Visions Film Festival: Hosted by the Film Studies Department at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Visions is the first international film festival and conference dedicated exclusively to showcasing and celebrating the work of undergraduate filmmakers and film scholars from universities around the world. Submit a film or a paper. For films, there is a regular deadline on January 7 ($25), and a late deadline on February 15 ($35). For paper submissions, abstracts are due January 7, and the paper is due (if selected) February 8 (no entry fee for papers). For more information please visit: Find Calls for Entry for dozens of film festivals and competitions at


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